‘Earth’ Our home too : Albatross

Albatrosses are masters of soaring flight, able to glide over vast tracts of ocean without flapping their wings. So fully have they adapted to their oceanic existence that they spend the first six or more years of their long lives (which last upwards of 50 years) without ever touching land.

Food We Eat : List of Edible Seaweeds

Arame (Eisenia bicyclis, syn. Ecklonia bicyclis), sea oak is a species of kelp best known for its use in Japanese cuisine. Badderlocks (Alaria esculenta) Alaria esculenta is an edible seaweed, also known as dabberlocks or badderlocks, or winged kelp. It is a traditional food along the coasts of the far north Atlantic Ocean. It may... Continue Reading →

Know : 22 Reasons : Why We Need Trees?

Trees combat the climate change Excess carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by many factors is a building up in our atmosphere and contributing to climate change. Trees absorb CO2, removing and storing the carbon while releasing the oxygen back into the air. In one year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the amount of CO2 produced... Continue Reading →

Know : Top 60 Green Economy Countries

This 4th edition of the GGEI is an in-depth look at how 60 countries perform in the global green economy, as well as how expert practitioners rank this performance and ranks based on perception. Performance Rank SCORE 1 Sweden 68.1 2 Norway 65.9 3 Costa Rica 64.2 4 Germany 63.6 5 Denmark 63.2 6 Switzerland... Continue Reading →

Everyday is Earth Day!

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Know : List of Plants – A

Here is the list of plants with their Common Name, Botanical Name and Pictures This post features all plants with common names starting with 'A' Alder – Alnus Alder is particularly noted for its important symbiotic relationship with Frankia alni, an actinomycete, filamentous, nitrogen-fixing bacterium. This bacterium is found in root nodules, which may be... Continue Reading →

Eco Preservation : The Spotted Lake, Kliluk

Spotted Lake is a saline endorheic alkali lake located northwest of Osoyoos in the eastern Similkameen Valley of British Columbia, Canada. Spotted Lake is richly concentrated with various minerals. It contains dense deposits of magnesium sulfate, calcium and sodium sulphates. It also contains high concentrations of eight other minerals and lower amounts of silver and titanium. Most of... Continue Reading →

Know : Countrywise Percentage of Arable Land

Arable land is land capable of being ploughed and used to grow crops. Non-arable land: Land which is unsuitable for arable farming usually has at least one of the following deficiencies: no source of fresh water; too hot (desert); too cold (Arctic); too rocky; too mountainous; too salty; too rainy; too snowy; too polluted; or too... Continue Reading →

Earth Our Home Too : Golden Crowned Kinglet

The golden-crowned kinglet (Regulus satrapa) is a very small songbird. Adults are olive-gray on the upperparts with white underparts, with thin bills and short tails. They have white wing bars, a black stripe through the eyes and a yellow crown surrounded by black. The adult male has an orange patch in the middle of the... Continue Reading →

Documentary : Know Fiji

Fiji officially the Republic of Fiji is an island country in Melanesiain the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles (2,000 km; 1,300 mi) northeast of New Zealand's North Island. Its closest neighbours are Vanuatu to the west, New Caledonia to the southwest, New Zealand's Kermadec Islands to the southeast, Tonga to the east, the Samoas and France's Wallis... Continue Reading →

Documentary : The Life of Turtles and Tortoises

This is a fascinating as well as an educational documentary about Turtles and Tortoises. Tortoises and Turtles are both reptiles from the family of Testudines, the major difference being that the land dwelling ones are called Tortoises and water dwelling are called Turtles. The body of a tortoise and a turtle both is shielded by... Continue Reading →

Documentary : Beaver Dams : Wonder Engineers

These cute rodents will amaze you. Don't miss this Documentary. Understand the nature and coexistence lessons from the Beavers. Beaver dams are dams built by beavers to provide ponds as protection against predators such as coyotes, wolves, and bears, and to provide easy access to food during winter. These structures modify the natural environment in such a way that the... Continue Reading →

Story : 55 Fiction : Unfair War

My story is so long, in one line: I lived through all facets of life. Even, demises of my friends who stood by my side always. We surpassed apocalyptic wars led by storms, together. But I have no clue how to fight those huge metallic bugs. Here comes another one to uproot me. Unfair War!... Continue Reading →

Know : A Big List of Animal Sounds

Here is a big list of how we call the sounds of Animals in English. If you want to know how they call the sounds in any other language, please use this useful website What is Called Alligators hiss, grunt, roar, quak, Antelopes snort, Anteaters hrow, Badgers growl, Bats screech, Bears growl, groan, moan, roar, Bees... Continue Reading →

Documentary : Pollution : The Science Guy (must watch)

This episode doesn't stink, even though it's about pollution. Dirty water, land, and air are a result of pollution. People are the only animals on Earth that make pollution. Garbage, burning fuel, chemicals, sewage, oil, and pesticides are all human-made things that make the Earth's atmosphere, water, and soil unclean. Humans are even leaving trash... Continue Reading →

Earth Our Home Too : Lullaby to an Elephant

Elephant Nature Park in Thailand is dedicated to rehabilitating elephants and giving them a safe and beautiful place to live. In this video, Faa Mai the elephant is being soothed to sleep by her caretaker. At Elephant Nature Park, each elephant is given one caretaker who is with them morning till night, and the bond... Continue Reading →

Earth Our Home Too : Demoiselle Cranes

The Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo) is a species of crane found in central Eurasia, ranging from the Black Sea to Mongolia and North Eastern China. There is also a small breeding population in Turkey. These cranes are migratory birds. Birds from western Eurasia will spend the winter in Africa whilst the birds from Asia, Mongolia and China will spend the winter in... Continue Reading →

Know: ‘The Most Hated Tree’ in the World

There is no harmful living being in this earth and nature created everything with specific roles to play, in order to balance the ecosystem. But sometimes a few living beings can be regarded as harmful to some other species. Would you hate a tree which can grow in any extremely arid environment, saline soil and stay ever... Continue Reading →

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